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sutro swim racist sign.jpg
A gross caricature of a Japanese man adorns a sign at the Sutro pool encouraging people to swim there so they are better prepared to fight the Japanese.

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executive order 9066.pdf
Executive Order 9066 by President Franklin Roosevelt. Enabled the creation of military zones. The government built and maintained internment camps within these zones, and it was these camps to which the Japanese Americans were relocated. The purpose…

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one month.jpg
An editorial cartoon showing loyal Japanese Americans being relocated to an internment camp facility located outside of a military zone and far from the city, supposedly "out of harm's way" as the sign next to the truck says.

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